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Diocese of Azogues

Dioecesis Azoguensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 26 June 1968
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Cuenca
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Ecuador
  • Square Kilometers: 4,515 (1,743 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Apartado 03-01-0759, Calle Solano 2-20 y Matovelle, Azogues, Canar, Ecuador
  • Telephone: (07)2240.051; 2243.421
  • Fax: 2240.417

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
26 June 1968ErectedArchdiocese of Cuenca Diocese of Azogues (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1970163,000163,000100.0%2011315,258198620ap1971
1976145,000147,46398.3%1214265,576194521ap1977
1980174,000178,00097.8%1113247,250216222ap1981
1990205,315209,50598.0%1910297,079216024ap1991
1999219,826231,39695.0%2625514,310226526ap2000
2000222,023233,70995.0%268346,530175626ap2001
2001224,243236,04695.0%271288,008117428ap2002
2002196,605206,95395.0%289375,313166128ap2003
2003198,570209,02295.0%277345,840146328ap2004
2004200,556211,11295.0%256316,469136328ap2005
2006208,000210,00099.0%333365,777105633ap2007
2012218,000225,18496.8%35356,228106530ap2013

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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